Darrius Heyward-Bey fulfills promise, buys stadium lights for high school

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s journey to the NFL began at McDonogh, a private high school in Owings Mills, Md., that’s long played its football games sans stadium lights. Until now. According to the school’s website, Heyward-Bey recently purchased lights for John McDonogh Stadium, fulfilling a promise he made to Athletic Director Mickey Deegan in 2005, his senior…

Heyward-Bey issues apology to Raiders fans

Just when things were starting to pick up, Darrius Heyward-Bey halted any momentum he had gathered this offseason with his April 7 arrest for driving under the influence. In an effort to regain that momentum, the Raiders’ speedy wideout, live from team OTAs Tuesday, issued an apology to the fans, assuring them that he remains…

Darrius Heyward-Bey charged with DUI

Oakland Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was charged with driving under the influence Thursday, according to a report. San Francisco’s district attorney formally levied the charge upon the 25-year-old, who was arrested on April 7 after police noticed him “speeding and weaving” between lanes in the wee hours of the night. When pulled over, a “very…